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IPSA at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Meeting

IPSA was present at the Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, held in Vancouver (Canada) from April 13 to 15, 2017. Communication, Promotion and Logistics Coordinator, Mr. Haluk Dag, manned the IPSA table, meeting the delegates as well as WPSA representatives in order to promote the upcoming IPSA World Congress of Political Science (Brisbane, July 21-26, 2018) and IPSA membership, establish contact with exhibitors, and strengthen ties with WPSA by exploring opportunities for collaboration.

The Website for the 2018 IPSA World Congress of Political Science is Now Online

The website for the 25th IPSA World Congress of Political Science is now available! The IPSA World Congress will take place for the first time in Australia (Brisbane) from July 21 to 26, 2018. 

Please see the website for details on the World Congress theme and program, important deadlines and submission guidelines, venue information, the procedure to apply for an Australian visa, and useful information on Brisbane.

Panel and paper proposals on any subject in political science are welcome, starting May 10, 2017. The World Congress theme – “Borders and Margins” – will be featured in specially organized topical sessions and events.

Key dates: 
Call for proposals: As of May 10, 2017
Proposal submission deadline: October 10, 2017  

For further information, please visit

Mher Sahakyan on Chinese Foreign Policy and the Iran Nuclear Issue, presented at the University of Cambridge

The Third Biennial Conference on Iranian Studies was held at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge (UK) on April 11 and 12, 2017. This prestigious academic symposium was jointly organized by Symposia Iranica and the University of Cambridge.

Selected scholars from different countries were invited to introduce their research. Armenian researcher and IPSA member Mher Sahakyan was among them. Mr. Sahakyan presented his research on China’s policy concerning the Iranian nuclear issue in the UNSC, providing a detailed analysis of its role and position on this important international security issue. The presentation was followed by a discussion on the topic and methods adopted by the speaker.

Dr. Mher Sahakyan is Director of the China Eurasia Council for Political and Strategic Research Foundation. He completed his PhD in international relations at Nanjing University in China, where he was the first Armenian to earn a doctorate from its School of International Studies.